Diesel, Eli , Christopher McDonald and John Mahoney. The film tells the story of a lonely boy named
Hogarth raised by his widowed mother, discovering a giant iron man who fell from space. Hogarth, with the help of a
beatnik named Dean. has to stop the US. military and a federal agent from finding and destroying the Giant. The iron
Giant takes place during the height ofthe Cold War (1 ).
Development phase for the film started around 1994. though the project finally started taking root once Bird signed on
as director, and Bird' s hiring of' l' Mckenzies to write the screenplay in 1996. The script was given approval by Ted
Hughes, author ofthe original novel, and production struggled through difficulties (Bird even enlisted the aid
of students from Calarts}- The iron Giant was released with high critical praise (scoring a If percent approval rating
from Rotten Tomatoes), when released by Warner Bros. in the summer of 1991 It was nominated for awards that
most notably included the Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation and the Nebula Award from the Science
Fiction and Fantasy Writers illmerica.
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8 External links Vin Diesel
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power substation that it was trying to eat. Realizing the robot is friendly, Hogarth encourages the robot to come to his .
house with his mother Annie (Jennifer Aniston). Hogarth tries to instruct the robot how to repair a damaged railroad Darren T. Holmes
track, but a train collides with the robot' s head. Hogarth and the robot faye before the train crew (Ollie Johnston and Studio Warner Bros. Feature
Frank Thomas) can investigate. Hogarth discovers that the robot is , as loose parts from the collision
return to the robot under their own power and reassemble the robot' s body. Hogarth hides the robot in their barn. and
asm buthol by Warner Bros.